OUTSTANDING MAINE ESTATE AUCTION

LILAC COTTAGE” collection (leave a bid or bid live)

Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

Tent Auction at 9:00 a.m.

At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me. 04553


Preview Fri. & Sat., July 15 & 16, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. Auctioneer’s note: We are pleased to announce that we have been selected to sell the collection and inventory of the “Lilac Cottage”, Wisc., Me., at unreserved public auction, together with other selected items. This will be one of the the best auctions this year. We hope you will join us for an all day auction of great items (over 600 lots). Robert

ACCESSORIES: Sm. green ptd. box, Wooden mask w/gl. eyes, “Boot” trade sign, Pr. Eskimo walrus tusks, Teak wood display, Stand, Decorated bellows, Bronze bust, Brass pail by Miller, Goffering iron, Pr. bronze tiger bookends, Band box, Pr. leaded glass windows, Granite millstone, Nice Reuge music box, Pr. plaster columns, Drying rack, Wooden bowls, Ant. keys, Mesh purses, Swing handle basket, Wooden child’s castle w/drawbridge, Candle box, Mini. Jacobean cupboard, Doorstops, Weather vanes, Ornate garden arch, Tin & Toleware, Brass & copper, Pewter, Cast iron, Brass cane stand & walking sticks, Powder horns, Poss. 18th . mahg. tray, Ant. tea caddies, Shaving stand w/mirror etc. WOOD CARVINGS: Lobster table, Dolphins, Rosewood whales, White Egret, Life size seagull & Fat gulls, “Sumo” figure, Flying pig, Ape reading book etc.

BOOKS: Very rare German 17th c. leather bound book “See Helden” Leben und Thaten der Durchlaechtigsten, Box of 15 assort. leather books.

CLOCKS: Eli & Samuel Terry shelf clock, 18th c. Wood works cuckoo, Boston train station ornate bronze wall clock, Black Forest cuckoo.

COINS & PAPER MONEY: 1911 $2 ½ gold Indian head, 1824 copper cent, Assort. dollars inc. :Morgan, Peace, Silver Eagles, Ike & Canadian. U.S. half dollars inc.: 1945-D Walk. Lib. & assort. commemoratives. Mint sets, Assort. U.S. lg. & sm. paper bills etc.

CHINA ETC.: Collec. Staffordshire dogs etc., 18th c. Delft bowl & tiles, French porcelain, Mocha ware, Majolica, Wedgwood, Toby jugs, Pearl & cream ware, Ironstone, Transfer ware etc. GLASS INC.: Sweetmeat urns, Stemware, Colored glass, Decanters, Compotes, Pcs. sgn. Steuben & Hawkes etc.

CUSTOM & BENCH MADE FURN. INC.: Baker Chippendale secretary, Walnut step-back cupboard, 6 Empire style side chrs., 5 dwr. bureau by J. Florick, Sm. Georgian style 4 dwr. chest, Pr. cherry candle stands, Chippendale style stands etc.

EARLY FURN.: Chippendale bureaus inc.: 7 dwr./6 dwr. & 4 dwr. in tiger maple. 18th c. Conn. slant lid desk, Red 4 poster bed, Blanket chests inc.: 2 drawer and two in red paint. Drop-leaf tbls. inc.: 2 Queen Anne, Hepplewhite, Sheraton, 3 Sheraton Pembrokes. Step back cupboard, Sheraton secretary, Grain ptd. country 8 dwr. chest, Q.A. tilt top breakfast tbl., Rare 1820’s hanging cupboard, 2 sets pillow-back Hitchcock chrs., Windsors inc.: Sack-back armchr., Step downs in paint, Set of 6 thumb-back chrs. 18th c. Q.Anne Dumb waiter, Q. A. 18th c. maple & tiger candle stand, Pr. William & Mary uph. chrs., Q.A. & banister side chrs., PR. Baltimore decorated side chrs., Rare wing back bed rest, Hepplewhite bow front server, 2 Georgian 3 part. writing desks, Sm. English gate-leg tbl., Pole firescreen, Assort. Hepplewhite & Sheratons stands etc. MIRRORS: Ant. etc. inc.: William & Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Federal, Sheraton , Empire, Victorian, Rococo style, French Italian gilt sunburst etc.

FIRE PLACE ACCESS. INC.: Superb andirons, Fenders, Fire screens, Tools, Kettle stands etc.

JEWELRY: 50 ant. & vint. pcs. inc.: Pocket watches, & appraised jewelry, Assort. gemstone jewelry in 18k/14k & 10k gold, Bl. sapphire, Jade, Diamonds, Pearls, Ruby & dia., Bl. topaz, Turquoise, Amethyst & dia. Star sapphire, Opal, Red coral, Tourmaline, Tribal & ceremonial pcs., Assort. vintage sterling silv. pcs. etc.

LAMPS & LIGHTING: Sconces inc.: (Rare gilt bronze, Russian crystal, Tin, Brass), Table lamps inc.: (Assorted porcelain, Oriental, Delft, Brass Rayo, Nautical, Astral, Bronze, Cloisonné, Pr. Parian of Napoleon & Josephine, Girandoles), Iron tbl. & floor lamps, 18th & 19th c. brass candlesticks, Lanterns, Copper post lamp etc.

PRINTS & MAPS: Carroll Thayer Berry Woodblock, N. Currier U.S. Frigate “Savannah”, Hand rubbing of ancient deity together with a nice assort. of other antique prints & engravings etc. MAPS: Birdseye view of Wiscasset, Johnsons antique maps, Map Martha’s Vineyard by Consuelo Joerns Wisc. Me.

ORIENTALIA INC.: Chinese export Canton, Rose Medallion, Fitzhugh, Blanc De Chine, Rooster decorated porcelain, Imari, Sm. lacquered chest, Coromandel screen, Chinese stone seals, Cinnabar vases, Sm. pr. red/gilt Chinese doors, Collec. wood carv. bases etc.

ORIENTAL RUGS INC.: Room size Sarouk & Herezes, Wool Aubusson style, 2 runners, Ifshar tribal & other assort. scatter rugs.

PAINTINGS INC.: 15 superb by Vern Broe, June W. Lincoln drawings & watercolors, Folk art on cloth of doves/roses w/mica shards, Sm. pr. Germ. 19th c. seascapes & landscapes, Other artists: John Austin Taylor, Louville Bowie, Jacob Greenleaf, Fred Wiley, Emanuel Costa, Charleton Andrews, Jaylie Ryder, M. Callsen, Halperin. Ant. marine w/c of ship/lighthouse, Assort. portraits/florals/theorem ptgs.

SILVER: Array of 18th/19th/20th c. silver inc.: Sterling, Coin silver, Hallmarked silver, Scottish, .830 silver & superb assortment of Sheffield & other fine silver plated items etc.

TEXTILES INC.: Samplers, Quilts, Coverlets, U.S. flags, Linens, Hooked rugs etc.

VICTORIAN FURN. & ACCESS. INC.: Scenic decorated pine bedroom set, Vitrine, Étagère, Hanging shelf w/mirror, Bamboo easel, Assort. frames & motto samplers etc.

9:00 a.m. Tent Auction:

Rugs inc.: Choice room size blue/wh. hand knotted, Art Deco machine made, Braided rugs, Antique architectural wooden arch, Teakwood bench and stands, Assorted wrought iron and garden items inc.: plant stands, Hanging planters, Watering cans, Armillaries etc., Ship lanterns, Glass and metal fishing floats, Wood lobster pot buoys, Painted tin fish, Wooden decoy, Mahogany mantel clock, Lg. Delft charger, Iron windmill, Tiered metal display stand, Framed still life watercolor, Prints inc. Maurice Day and Winslow Homer etc., Assorted signs, Fireplace tools and fender, White wrought iron glass top half moon table, Folk art wooden frog stool, Craftsman tool box, Hand tools, Furniture dollies, Moving blankets, Step ladder, Maps, Vintage electric fan, Mirrors, Towel bars, Blue cobalt glass, Lamps and shades, Walking sticks, Flags, Enameled ware, Iron wall coat racks, Wooden boxes, Box lots and more.


TERMS: Cash or approved check. Dealer’s must have copy of seller’s certificate.We reserve the right to hold merchandise until funds clear. Sizes & descriptions are approx. & subject to error. Everything sold as is, where is. All sales are final. We accept absentee bids prior to the auction with a 20% deposit & bid them competitively. Limited phone bidding available. A buyer’s premium of 15% will be applied to all purchases, payable by the buyer, as part of the purchase price. Central air conditioned Gallery. Ample parking. Catered. Handicapped accessible. Luxurious padded seating. Limited seating. Call Marilyn for seat reservations & availability. We accept Visa, Master Card & Discover Card. For info. about auction items, (near sale ) please call Marilyn at 207-563-8110.

ROBERT L. FOSTER

AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AUC 157

MAINE’S STATEWIDE AUCTIONEER

Visit our website at www.fosterauctions.com

811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553 Auction Gallery 207-563-8110

Fax us at 207-563-6590, E-mail: RFoster@tidewater.net Auction Zip I.D. #2448

Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953

Member of Me.Auctioneer’s Association & Maine Antique Dealer’s Association